Danish Red Cross offers all newly arrived refugees a “buddy” in their local community. A buddy provides the newly arrived refugee with practical guidance in, opens doors to local networking, and cultural and lingual interpretation easing the way for the new citizens into Danish society and local community
A global action to promote and protect the rights of migrants in targeted countries, migration corridors and regions, through coordinated civil society action.
Provision of language lessons and employer referrals to help migrants find employment.
Vocational training provided to asylum seekers in reception centres.
Community centres in host communities provide support across human and physical capitals and help migrants with integration.
About the report
People migrate in pursuit of a better life for themselves and their families. As described in the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ (IFRC) Policy on Migration, “migrants are persons who leave or flee their habitual residence to go to new places – usually abroad – to seek opportunities or safer and better prospects.